Thomas Swanton

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service5.1695CSORN
Last Known Service1716CSORN
Date of Death17.1.1722/23CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.5.1695 Captain ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/3
8.5.169517.5.1697Queenborough (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/3
1.11.16971.5.1699Southsea Castle (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/121BWAS-1603
6.3.1700/18.2.1701/2Vesuvius (28), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/69BWAS-1603
9.2.1701/223.6.1702Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/8ADM 6/7
24.6.170223.6.1707Exeter (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/43BWAS-1603
24.6.170717.1.1708/9Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/76BWAS-1603
22.12.17097.10.1713Cornwall (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/15BWAS-1714
17151716Appointed Resident Commissioner at PlymouthHPO
2.3.1714/1528.3.1715Essex (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/12
17161718Appointed Comptroller of the Storekeeper's accountsHPO
23.4.171817.1.1722/23Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
13.4.172217.1.1722/23Elected a Member of Parliament for SaltashHPO


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
OHMB7Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832J.M. CollingeWeb Site

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